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Jewish Museum of New York
The Jewish Museum of New York was first established in 1904, when the Jewish Theological Seminary received a gift of 26 Jewish ceremonial art objects from Judge Mayer Sulzberger. In 1944, Frieda Schiff Warburg, widow of philanthropist Felix Warburg, donated the family mansion (located at Fifth Avenue and 92nd Street in the middle of Museum Mile in New York City) for use as the museum. The museum is still located there, and now boasts a collection 28,000 objects including paintings, sculpture, archaeological artifacts, and many other pieces important to the preservation of Jewish history and culture.
Monument Park, which features the Yankees’ retired numbers, five freestanding monuments, and a few dozen plaques dedicated to some of the Yankees’ great players and managers (and Yankee Stadium visitors) beyond the left-center field wall, would be relocated to the new stadium. Based on designs revealed in 2005, the new Monument Park will be in center field, along with a restaurant covered in black tinted glass, which would serve as the batter’s eye.
The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, New York, New York 10128.
To reach the museum by subway, take the 4, 5, or 6 train to 86th Street. Walk west on 86th Street, turn right at 5th Avenue and proceed north to 92nd Street.
Take the M1, M2, M3, or M4 bus running south on Fifth Avenue or north on Madison Avenue, stopping between 91st and 92nd Streets. The M86 (crosstown bus) runs east on 84th Street and Fifth Avenue, 86th Street and Madison Avenue; runs west at 86th Street and Fifth Avenue, Madison and 86th Street. The M96 (crosstown bus) runs east on 96th Street and Fifth Avenue and 96th Street and Madison Avenue; runs west on 96th Street and Madison Avenue, 97th Street and Fifth Avenue.
From the Bronx, Northern New Jersey, and New England: Take southbound Henry Hudson Parkway to 96th Street exit; cross Central Park and turn right on Fifth Avenue and drive south to 92nd Street.
From Brooklyn and Staten Island: Take Williamsburg Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, or battery Tunnel to northbound/uptown FDR Drive; exit at 96th Street; continue driving west on 96th Street to Fifth Avenue; turn left on Fifth Avenue and drive south to 92nd Street.
From Southern New Jersey: Take New Jersey Turnpike to Holland Tunnel – Uptown exit; northbound Hudson Street becomes Eighth Avenue, which becomes Central Park West; at 96th Street, turn right and cross Central Park; turn right on Fifth Avenue and drive south to 92nd Street.
From Bronx, Queens, Long Island, Upstate New York, and New England via Triborough Bridge: Take southbound/downtown FDR Drive to 96th Street exit; drive west to Fifth Avenue; turn left on Fifth Avenue and drive south to 92nd Street. From Queens and Long Island via Queensborough Bridge: Use either level; take right-lane exit onto 60th Street (westbound); at Madison Avenue, turn right and drive north/uptown; turn left on 93rd Street and drive west to Fifth Avenue; turn left on Fifth Avenue and drive south to 92nd Street.
Saturday – Wednesday 11:00 am – 5:45 pm
Thursday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
*Childrens & Media Center exhibitions open Sun-Thurs.
Sunday- Wednesday 11:00 am – 5:45 pm
Thursday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm*
Friday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
*Celebrations closes at 5:45 pm
Operated by Foremost Glatt Kosher Caterers
Sunday- Wednesday 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am – 7:45 pm
Friday & Saturday Closed
The Museum will be closed for:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
All major Jewish holidays, including:
.Passover Eve – April 8, Closing at 2:00pm
.Passover (1st Day) – April 9
.Passover (2nd Day) – April 10
.Passover (7th Day) – April 15
.Passover (8th Day) – April 16
.Shavuot (1st Day) – May 29
.Shavuot (2nd Day) – May 30
Seniors / over 65: $10
Students: $ 7.50
Children under 12: Free
Jewish Museum Members :Free
FREE SATURDAYS, 11:00 am – 5:45 pm